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Senior Production Support Manager (Hardgoods)

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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


HQ {amount} km
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Contract Type


Entry Level

Management Experience

Quality Assurance

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Lidl Asia are hiring Senior Production Support Manager in Production Support - Hardgoods department. The successful candidate will be responsible to lead and develop a team of quality control specialists (Including 3rd party) who perform in factory inspections and tests on finished products at various stages of mass production. 

What you'll do

•    Ensure all production occurs in line with Lidl’s strict Ethical Sourcing Policies

•    Ensure programs & policies are in place to provide the safest working environment attainable

•    Develop the manufacturing plan and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to the required level of Quality standards

•    Develop and implement controls that ensure delivery is on time but not at the expense of Quality

•    Direct and monitor department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan, consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures.

•    Develop and retain a high performing team through effective hiring, coaching, performance management and training

•    Identifies, recommends and implements changes to improve productivity, reduced cost and improved data collection and analysis

•    Identifies bottlenecks impacting continuous improvement and removes that from the way of working

•    Directs and coordinates various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g. Kick Off and PP Meetings, training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.)

•    Initiates and coordinates major projects (e.g. Manufacturing Excellence of the active Factory base, Improved lead times of factories, Right products, right factories etc.)

•    Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required

•    Drive continuous improvement, simplification and efficiencies of the QC processes

What you'll need

•    Required: 10+ years of progressively responsible job experience in manufacturing operations and 5+years of progressive management experience in leadership roles

•    Desired: Experience working with multi-national companies

Other required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•    Passionate leader with vision, results orientation, high energy, a bias for action and a focus on execution

•    Team player able to build relationships and establish credibility at all levels in the organization

•    Strong problem solving and creative skills combined with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

•    Ability to communicate clearly and present information in a concise and effective way at all levels in the organization

•    Experience with Operational Excellence, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma or similar efficiency improvement programs

•    Proven track record in controlling costs to budget, preferably manufacturing variance management

•    Proficient computer skills including use of Microsoft Office and ability to learn new programs

•    Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment

•    Ability to lead and manage others

•    Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

•    Ability to travel approximately 35% of the time by air and must have valid passport for international travel

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems.


Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus

  • Choice of MPF provider

  • Life Insurance

  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance


Supportive Environment:

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • In-house training courses

  • Training sponsorship scheme

  • Health Check

  • Vision Check

  • Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant


Work-Life Balance:

  • 5 day week

  • Competitive Annual Leave

  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events